Laboratory Corporation of America Data Entry Specialist/Specimen Accessioner in Phoenix, Arizona


  • Presorting, scanning, tracking and routing of samples to the appropriate testing laboratories in the Laboratory Information System.

  • Unpacks specimens from branches or ports and routes specimens by type to various staging areas.

  • Prepare all specimens received for testing in designated laboratory departments or locations such as staging of specimens, centrifuge, separate serum, and blood smears.

  • Perform data entry of test requisition information.

  • Aliquot samples for departments.

  • Prepare excess specimen samples for storage and resolves and document problem specimens.

  • Assigning specific computer generated identification numbers, checking for identification accuracy, recording all items processed and accurately entering data into the Laboratory Information System.

  • Adhering to quality control guidelines to ensure integrity of laboratory specimens

  • Maintaining familiarity with standard operating procedures

  • Monitoring and maintaining consumable inventory

  • Scanning test requisitions and attached paperwork into the imaging software for long term storage

  • Complying with EHS standards and policies when working in the dry ice and handling and discarding of Biohazard materials such as blood samples.

  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Requires a High School Diploma or equivalent.

  • Previous data entry experience.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Previous lab experience.

  • Proficient computer skills.

  • Proven oral and written communication skills and the ability to work well with others.

  • Ability to work in a fast paced, multi-tasking environment and maintain quality standards determined by the clinical laboratory.

  • Attention to detail and critical thinking skills.




2nd Shift Monday-Friday 2:00pm-10:30pm

As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.